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This is the nineteenth episode of Madang where I converse with Brian D. McLaren on his latest book, Do I Stay Christian?
A former college English teacher, Brian D. McLaren was a pastor for twenty-four years. Now he’s an author, activist, public theologian, and frequent guest lecturer for gatherings in the U.S. and internationally. His work has been covered in TIME Magazine, Newsweek, USA Today, The New York Times, Washington Post, CNN, and many other media outlets. Brian has written over 15 books, including Faith After Doubt, Do I Stay Christian?, and A New Kind of Christian, he is a faculty member of The Living School at the Center for Action and Contemplation.
So thankful to have Brian McLaren to discuss his book, Do I Stay Christian.
Conversations about White Christianity, parenting, heresy, Jesus is an oppressed brown Palestinian Jew, Roman Empire, The Doctrine of Discovery and so much more.
Praise for Do I Stay Christian?:
“Brian’s new book on remaining Christian knocks it out of the ballpark in terms of framing and naming the questions. I cannot stop reading it. Thank you, Brian!”
―Fr. Richard Rohr, OFM, founder of the Center for Action and Contemplation, author of The Universal Christ
“Any thoughtful Christian has been asking the questions McLaren tackles here, but many of us are afraid to voice them aloud. In Do I Stay Christian? we’re gifted a gentle guide who opens ideas and voices the questions we cannot, naming our frustration, fear, and hesitant hope.”
―Rev. Dr. Amy Butler, former Senior Minister, The Riverside Church; Founder, Invested Faith
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Tony "T-Bird" Burgess said:
I am careful who I read and listen to in Christian circles. He is a progressive and I trust what he has to say. Have you heard of Rachel Held Evans? She was another good one.
Brian is amazing! Rachel Held Evans was great!